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Journal of Agriculture, Forestry and the Social Sciences

The Journal of Agriculture, Forestry and the Social Sciences generally aims to foster progressive partnerships between different stake holders towards sustainable Agriculture. Papers in Animal husbandry, Fisheries, wild life, crop and Soil Science, agricultural economics, Extension, Forestry, environment and papers with a Social Science tilt that are geared towards sustainable agriculture are acceptable for publication.

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Vol 12, No 1 (2014)

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Articles

A review of the importance of savings in rural financial markets of developing countries EMAIL FULL TEXT
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MG Maiangwa 1-16
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/joafss.v12i1.1
Access to the internet for knowledge dissemination: agricultural researchers’ experience in south-western Nigeria EMAIL FULL TEXT
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TA Adetunji, SO Odebode 17-26
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/joafss.v12i1.2
Managerial efficiency among yam farmers in Ondo state, Nigeria. EMAIL FULL TEXT
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AA Akinsulu, OO Alowode, OA Odusina 27-36
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/joafss.v12i1.3
Slipping into and out of welfare: the case of cocoa farming households in Nigeria EMAIL FULL TEXT
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JO Lawal, BT Omonona, AS Oyekale, KK Salman, IB Oluwatayo 37-46
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/joafss.v12i1.4
Application of grafted polynomial function in forecasting cotton production trend: a step towards a sustainable cotton industry in Nigeria. EMAIL FULL TEXT
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VO Odedokun 47-53
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/joafss.v12i1.5
Arable crop farmers’ perception of agrometeorological services in Ido local government area of Oyo state, Nigeria EMAIL FULL TEXT
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IO Ewebiyi 54-63
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/joafss.v12i1.6
Nutritional-related diseases and management: newspaper education and dissemination EMAIL FULL TEXT
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EF Fabiyi, SU Isitor, KE Akande 64-76
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/joafss.v12i1.7
Liming of acid tropical soils: practice, prospects and constraints. EMAIL FULL TEXT
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B Ukem, B Tarfa 77-87
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/joafss.v12i1.8
Effects of slope position and fertilization on the performance of upland rice planted on inland valley soils at Minna and Bida, Nigeria. EMAIL FULL TEXT
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SG Afolabi, MY Salihu, MIS Ezenwa 88-99
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/joafss.v12i1.9
Effects of poultry droppings and house hold waste on the yield and nutritional quality of tomato fruits (Solanum lycopersicum ) EMAIL FULL TEXT
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A Saidu, LY Bello, I Alhassan 100-106
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/joafss.v12i1.10
Performance of weaner-calves of N’dama cattle fed varying levels of oil palm slurry as energy source EMAIL FULL TEXT
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MK Adewumi, JA Aderiye 107-113
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/joafss.v12i1.11
The growth performance and nutrient digestibility of wild indigenous guinea fowl keets (Numida meleagris galeata) fed varying levels of roasted Senna occidentalis seeds under intensive system. EMAIL FULL TEXT
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SK Yahaya, BA Ayanwale, A Aremu, AT Ijaiya 114-125
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/joafss.v12i1.12
Quality and acceptability of velvet bean (Mucuna pruriens) foliage ensiled with whole plant maize by west Africa dwarf rams EMAIL FULL TEXT
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BO Alabi, TO Ososanya, OA Olorunnisomo 125-133
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/joafss.v12i1.13
Growth performance, carcass characteristics and meat quality of West African dwarf rams fed diets supplemented with water-washed neem fruit and/or yeast EMAIL FULL TEXT
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MK Adewumi, AA Jack, AB Omojola 134-145
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/joafss.v12i1.14
Utilization of noodle waste as replacement for maize in the diets of growing snails EMAIL FULL TEXT
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AJ Omole, KO Soetan, C Ononogbu, FO Ajasin, TO Olorungbohunmi, JA Fayenuwo 146-151
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/joafss.v12i1.15
Response of growing snails (Archachatina marginata) to diets containing quality protein maize EMAIL FULL TEXT
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JO Fayenuwo, AJ Omole, YA Popoola, MO Oladele-Bukola, BA Boladuro, CH Onuoha 152-157
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/joafss.v12i1.16
Evaluation of enzyme supplementation of palm kernel meal-based diets on the performance of broilers EMAIL FULL TEXT
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BA Makanjuola, OT Olorungbohunmi, OO Obi, MO Oladele-Bukola 158-165
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/joafss.v12i1.17
Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants for the treatment of malaria in Akinyele local government area, Ibadan, Nigeria EMAIL FULL TEXT
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EA Awosan, SA Odewo, OT Bolanle-Ojo, JM Ajekiegbe 166-175
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/joafss.v12i1.18
Sustainable management of the Nigerian forests for poverty alleviation EMAIL FULL TEXT
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OA Okunlola, AO Akinyele 176-181
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/joafss.v12i1.19
Indigenous forest conservation practices in Benue state, Nigeria. EMAIL FULL TEXT
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FC Tee, FS Agbidye, JA Ogwuche 182-194
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/joafss.v12i1.20
Gender analysis of non-timber forest products utilization by neighborhood communities of cross-river national park EMAIL FULL TEXT
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TN Tee, DI Edet, H Osang 195-208
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/joafss.v12i1.21
Urban upgrading: The self help approach EMAIL FULL TEXT
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A Oladele 209-214
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/joafss.v12i1.22
Chemical composition and microbial load of cheese produced using ginger, onion and bear berry EMAIL FULL TEXT
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FO Ogunleke, AO Akinsoyinu 215-226
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/joafss.v12i1.23
Effect of feed on the growth rate of African giant land snail, Archachatina marginata Swainson EMAIL FULL TEXT
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VT Ebu, JA Nandi, JO Bukie, EU Mgbang 227-238
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/joafss.v12i1.24
Mortality in sheep and goats and rearers’ patronage of veterinary clinics in Ogun state EMAIL FULL TEXT
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FA Aluko, BBA Taiwo 239-244
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/joafss.v12i1.25
Preliminary observation of genital secretions, growth rate and behaviour of caged cane rats EMAIL FULL TEXT
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FA Aluko, LO Ngere, OO Eniolorunda 245-251
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/joafss.v12i1.26
Profitability analysis of catfish production in Kaduna state, Nigeria EMAIL FULL TEXT
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PA Ekunwe, RA Egware 252-261
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/joafss.v12i1.27
Dietary influence of Daniellia oliveri leaf meal (Dolm) on the growth and digestibility of intensively managed savannah brown goats. EMAIL FULL TEXT
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AO Suleiman, IC Alemede, A Aremu, OA Olafadehan, MA Muftau 262-268
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/joafss.v12i1.28
Farmers’ perception of the effect of climate change on yam production in Kajola local government area of Oyo state, Nigeria EMAIL FULL TEXT
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TO Adedeji, IO Ewebiyi, AT Olawumi 269-274
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/joafss.v12i1.29


Journal of Agriculture, Forestry and the Social Sciences.   ISSN: 1597-0906